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It would be Apax' second sale of Epicor in two years. Apax turned down bids of around $3 billion in 2014.
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6.28.2016
10:30am
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Bearing solutions and gearboxes from Schaeffler now keep lock gates and valves moving at the newly-opened third channel of the Panama Canal.
6.28.2016
10:25am
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In his new role, Max Wetzel will build a global marketing strategy for architectural coatings across PPG's regions of U.S. and Canada, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
6.27.2016
1:34pm
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Available for 14 models of Akro-Mils‘ full-size Bin Cabinets and Secure Mini-Cabinets, these new systems now can be ordered with an optional push-button, keyless entry lock for cabinets for additional security and management of valuable inventory.
6.27.2016
12:16pm
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The move gains F.W. Webb its fourth New Jersey location and expands its service to Bucks County, NJ and eastern Pennslyvania, including greater Philadelphia.
6.27.2016
11:08am
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The grease gun introduces an ideal portable tool to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of manual lubrication for bearings, machines, and off-road equipment across industries. 
6.27.2016
10:40am
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Paul Reilly shares a recent interview he had with an Army Ranger who is now a successful salesperson, and how the same principles apply for success in both fields.
by Paul Reilly
6.27.2016
9:04am
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A reported embezzlement of $100k+ at F.W. Webb dominated news on ID this past week, while an infographic on Amazon's SKU count, news of acquisitions for Airgas and the resignation of ISA's president were other top items.
6.24.2016
1:38pm
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An often-ignored aspect of inventory management is how realistic drivers such as safety stock and lead-time are, or should be. Here, Howard Coleman advises how to determine if your inventory drivers are appropriately set.
by Howard Coleman
6.24.2016
12:30pm
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The Dansville supply house will soon be outfitted with VP's full range of plumbing, HVAC, fasteners, safety and industrial supplies.
by V.P. Supply
6.24.2016
12:21pm
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Sales at the company's Americas Adhesives business declined 5 percent from last year.
6.24.2016
12:11pm
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The first-of-its-kind series consists of five different live webinars led by Alpha experts. Participants may choose to attend any or all webinars, which will take place during July and August, with a choice of two dates per topic.
6.24.2016
11:46am
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A 20-year F.W. Webb employee allegedly manipulated customer payments and kept the proceeds over a six-year period while overseeing a company-owned storage facility in Nashua, NH.
6.24.2016
10:02am
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The divestments are a significant step toward satisfying the conditions set by the FCC in its approval of Air Liquide's $13.4 billion acquisition of Airgas.
by Air Liquide
6.24.2016
9:48am
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When opened, Amazon's 600,000 square foot Braselton, GA location will create more than 500 new full-time jobs.
by Amazon
6.24.2016
9:45am
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Lincoln Electric has tapped veteran company tax director Michele Kurht to the position of CIO along with executive vice president.
by Lincoln Electric
6.24.2016
9:16am
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See what an internship at Fastenal has done for 11 Rider University students over the past year, including five seniors.
6.23.2016
9:02am
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Scan-based trading is often seen as a negative for distributors, But here, Kent Godwin discusses how distributors can use it to their advantage.
by Kent Godwin
6.23.2016
9:00am
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You're not running an online store. You're running a business that is now online. Greg Carter walks you through the difference and the seven questions you should ask before hiring a web agency.
by Greg Carter
6.23.2016
9:00am
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Q3 organic sales declined 6 percent from a year ago, which the company credited to reduced demand in upstream oil & gas, agriculture and general industrial weakness.
6.22.2016
10:43am
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Jack Keough discusses the two company's double-digit sales growth to professional customers and MRO buyers — a direct shot at construction and industrial distributors — along with the impact of Home Depot's acquisition of Interline Brands.
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6.22.2016
9:38am
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Established in 1916 as the Mountain States Rubber Company, Industrial Supply Co. now has seven locations and 170 employees across four states.
by Industrial Supply Company
6.22.2016
9:36am
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David Wilkes joins PIP with more than 20 years of experience in the safety industry, including the previous six at Honeywell.
by Protective Industrial Products (PIP)
6.22.2016
9:03am
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Get an overview of the history, role and capabilities of Cleveland, OH-based Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS), which touts itself as Ohio's largest, most technical industrial distributor of industrial products.
by Jergens Industrial Supply
6.22.2016
9:00am
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GPC has purchased Scarborough, Ontario-based Auto-Campling Ltd. and the Jan/San business of Rochester, NY-basedRochester Midland Corp., which have combined annual sales of $70 million.
by Genuine Parts Company
6.21.2016
5:00pm
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Jeff Hughes has stepped down from post after 20 months of leadership, and Stellar Industrial Supply president John Wiborg will lead the effort to find Hughes' successor.
6.21.2016
2:47pm
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Youngstown, OH-based Power Tool & Supply has been serving the industrial and construction markets in Ohio and western Pennslyvania for more than 50 years with sales, rental and repair.
by Evergreen Marketing
6.21.2016
12:45pm
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch says oil's recent recovery may be nothing more than the usual springtime rally and that prices will decline before recovering again in Q4.
6.21.2016
9:08am
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The Toru robot can take items off the shelf all by itself, which means less need for human helpers.
by MIT Technology Review
6.21.2016
9:08am
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PTDA's 15th annual Canadian Conference was held June 8-9 in Ottawa, providing attendees plentiful networking and educational opportunities.
by PTDA
6.21.2016
9:07am
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The Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index remains below its historical average of 79.8 but well above 50, indicating continued economic expansion.
6.21.2016
9:05am
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In comparison to traditional cable glands and cord grips, the cable entry system provides 10 times faster assembly time and a higher packing density, thanks to the tight fitting entry points.
6.20.2016
12:47pm
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The newly-redesigned site offers a fresh responsive design with a more user friendly experience. It features improved navigation, functionality and access to all products and services Galco has to offer.
by Galco Industrial Electronics
6.20.2016
11:04am
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Cliff Cheatwood, retired chairman of Arkansas Mill Supply, and a past president of the Industrial Distribution Association, passed away on Tuesday, June 14. He was 72.
by Industrial Supply Association
6.20.2016
9:58am
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The report has important implications for the industrial marketplace and a warning that distributors should consider increasing their online presence, particularly for mobile websites, and find ways to speed up deliveries to customers.
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6.20.2016
9:00am
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Under the terms of the agreement, Berger will be the company's preferred distributor for MagneGas2 for metal cutting in their territory and to a local major customer.
by MagneGas
6.18.2016
10:46am
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Sonepar businesses Hagemeyer/IDG, Codale Electric, Electrical Distributors and Crawford Electric Supply were the first honorees of Sonepar USA's new safety recognition program.
by Sonepar USA
6.18.2016
9:57am
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EnviroMax Enclosures are engineered to isolate lab automation instrumentation and processes that include liquid handling, powder and sample weighing and high throughput screening.
6.17.2016
4:38pm
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CEO Joe DeAngelo and HD Supply's full senior leadership team were on hand along with local government guests at the company's groundbreaking ceremony on June 13.
6.17.2016
4:29pm
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Amazon accounts for 1 in every 3 shopping transactions in North America today. But how many products does Amazon actually carry, in what categories, and who are the top marketplace sellers? Price and product intelligence provider 360pi decided to find...
by 360pi
6.17.2016
3:30pm
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